[Intel-gfx] [igt-dev] [PATCH i-g-t] intel-gpu-overlay: Update for renamed tracepoints
tvrtko.ursulin at linux.intel.com
Tue Mar 6 11:17:13 UTC 2018
On 06/03/2018 10:58, Chris Wilson wrote:
> Quoting Tvrtko Ursulin (2018-03-05 12:41:58)
>> From: Tvrtko Ursulin <tvrtko.ursulin at intel.com>
>> Request tracepoints have been renames so update the tool to be able to
>> find them.
>> Also support falling back to the old name for compatibility.
>> Signed-off-by: Tvrtko Ursulin <tvrtko.ursulin at intel.com>
>> Compile tested only so also looking for someone to smoke test it if
>> possible. Otherwise I'll do it in due time once back to a test machine
>> with display.
> I use it on remote boxes with ssh -X.
Ha.. never crossed my mind.
>> I was also 50-50 whether it is worth supporting the old names, but it was
>> easy enough so I did it.
> Yeah, but a slippery slope? If we just rule this is a dev tool and using
> it on anything other than drm-tip requires you to fix it up, do we
> create more or less hassle for ourselves?
You're probably right. Will drop the backwards compatibility.
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